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Min, Anchee

Summary: Late 19th-century China is a tumultuous land beset by warring enemies--both from beyond its borders and within the fabled walls of the Forbidden City. When her son and adopted son each succumb to early deaths, Orchid reluctantly assumes greater power. While foreign nations like Japan, Russia, France, and England fight for their share of the Chinese spoils, Orchid sees her nation divide into...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Min

Min, Anchee

Summary: The beautiful, iron-willed Wild Ginger is only in elementary school when we first meet her, but already she has been singled out by the Red Guards for her "foreign-colored eyes." Her classmate Maple is also a target of persecution. It is through the quieter, more skeptical Maple, a less than ardent Maoist whose father is languishing in prison for a minor crime, that we see this story to its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIN

Min, Anchee

Summary: Late 19th-century China is a tumultuous land beset by warring enemies--both from beyond its borders and within the fabled walls of the Forbidden City. When her son and adopted son each succumb to early deaths, Orchid reluctantly assumes greater power. While foreign nations like Japan, Russia, France, and England fight for their share of the Chinese spoils, Orchid sees her nation divide into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIN

Min, Anchee

Summary: Traces the author's journey from the painful deprivations of her homeland to the sudden bounty of the United States, where she endured five jobs, crime, and a painful marriage before the birth of a daughter inspired her writing career.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MIN, ANCHEE MIN

Min, Anchee

Summary: Traces the author's journey from the painful deprivations of her homeland to the sudden bounty of the United States, where she endured five jobs, crime, and a painful marriage before the birth of a daughter inspired her writing career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MIN, ANCHEE MIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Min 2013

Min, Anchee

Summary: Arriving in late 19th-century China with her missionary parents, Pearl Buck is soon fascinated by her new home and strikes up a friendship with a young Chinese girl named Willow. The two become inseparable even as civil war, failed relationships, and world conflicts threaten all they hold dear.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MIN

Min, Anchee

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A woman who grew up in China during its Cultural Revolution describes the grueling physical labor she endured on Red Fire Farm, her forced segregation from men, her sexual relationship with her platoon leader, and her introduction to acting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MIN, ANCHEE MIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Min 2006